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31 Things To Help You Have A Completely Epic Snow Day

Everything you need to have the best snow day ever!

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1. A space heater so even though it's snowy outside, it'll feel like summer in your home.

Promising Review: "This is only the best space heater I have ever owned. This is an excellent product that heats a large 855 square ft. space with vaulted ceilings within a few hours to an almost a too warm temperature. I've had to turn it down, which is possible with all the options. It heats the room evenly from top to bottom. I wish I had found this last year." —Nathan Erickson

Get it from Amazon for $75.59.

2. A plush heated blanket that'll be your favorite cuddle buddy on a snow day. No offense to your SO, if you've got one.

Promising Review: "My house got down to 48 degrees when my heater quit but I remained comfortable until I could get it fixed thanks to this blanket! Everyone should have one on hand!" —Tara

Get it from Amazon for $31.99+ (available in 14 colors).


3. A heated dog bed your pooch can lounge in to be as warm and cozy as you are.

The dual thermostat heater warms to your pet's normal body temperature when in use. The bed remains 10-15 degrees above room temperature when not in use. The cushion and heater are removable so the bed is easy to machine wash.

Promising Review: "These beds were a hit right out of the box! I have two Beagles and they love snuggling at night. The problem is that they were taking over my bed and I found my space shrinking more and more every night. So, I began training my dogs to sleep on their own beds but they would refuse. They destroyed so many beds I can't even count them. Then I found these electric beds and voila! My dogs loved them immediately. Just look at the picture! Those are two happy Beagles. Because these beds are warm, my dogs love snuggling in them and it made the transition from my bed to their beds a breeze." —Juliana

Get it from Amazon for $63.03 (available in two sizes).

5. An interactive dog toy because you probably won't want to take your pup for their daily walk and a bored dog with too much energy will totally kill your vibe.

Promising Review: I bought the Trixie Flip Board Level 2 for my chihuahua Gigi for Christmas. She absolutely loves it! It didn't take her long to figure out how to get to the treats, but she hasn't lost interest. It is a bit challenging for her to get the pieces off that aren't attached as they're too big for her to just pick up with her mouth, so she paws at them until they finally flip off, which makes it even better because it keeps her entertained longer. This product is very good quality and well-made. It has rubber on the bottom so it doesn't slide around on our hardwood floors. We are very pleased with it!" —Rebecca

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+.

6. Or, if you're willing to brave the cold for their daily walk, a pack of rubber dog boots will protect their paws from the snow and salt.

I have these for my Pomeranian, Leo. I had a hard time finding boots that would actually stay on his feet but these do! They keep his feet clean and dry, and they protect them from the cold snow and dangerous chemicals from the salt people throw in the winter. They come in a pack of 12 and are disposable but they last way more than one use.

Get them from Walmart for $9.50+ (available in six sizes and six colors).


7. An electric snow shovel to cut the time it takes to dig yourself out in half!

The shovel has a powerful motor that can move up to 400 lbs. of snow per minute. Clears a path 13" wide and 6" deep. If you have more snow than that just clear it with another pass of the shovel. Simply connect it to an extension and push the button on the handle to turn it on.

Promising Review: "We purchased it to be used only on our Trex deck in the back of our home, as we have to throw the snow over the railings, which can become heavy and tiring. The Snow Joe has the power to do the job quickly and easily without it digging into the deck. We also used it on our paver walk ways around our home. It is lightweight, powerful and does the job!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $65.24.

9. A no burn–non stick cookie sheet and cookie cookbook because what would a snow day be without some fresh baked cookies?,

Promising Review: "My cookies come out so much better on this! It has very consistent baking throughout each cookie! I pull it out of the oven, let the cookies sit for two minutes and then they just slide right off the baking sheet onto the cooling rack, they just slide! This sheet doesn't warp in the oven either!" —Michelle

Get the cookie sheet from Amazon for $19.46 and Sally's Cookie Addiction cookbook from Amazon for $9+, Barnes and Noble for $14.99+, or from a local bookseller through IndieBound.


12. A couch arm cup holder so your warm drink is always within reach.

This product is also great to prevent spilling. It has a little cut out for a mug handle if your snow day drink of choice is served in a mug but can also be used for glasses if you're drinking wine instead.

Get it from Amazon for $25 (available in five colors).

14. A Roku streaming stick which can turn any TV into a smart TV so you can stream anything you want during your binge watching day. I mean... snow day.

Promising Review: "This is a device where you can stream YouTube, Netflix, Hulu and more. Finally my family has something to watch in the living room since we cut off our cable. It's not slow. It's fast If you have fast Internet. We enjoy watching Netflix frequently, and sometimes YouTube. The newer version is better and faster than their previous version which I've experienced before. With this stick you're able to download the app on your phone and connect headphones to listen through while the sound is muted on the TV automatically. There's no downside at all." —Rick

Get it from Amazon for $49.98.


15. A ventilated bed tray perfect for eating or working from the comfort of your bed.

Promising Review: "I was pleasantly surprised. The desk is not only functional, but also very nice looking. The wood has a good thickness and strength. I have a 12-inch HP Elite and it fits great. The top adjusts easily and I can change it up depending on if I am writing or reading. The small piece of wood in the front keeps the computer stable when the table is raised. The fan keeps the back from getting too warm and is so quiet I don’t even know it’s on. I’m so glad I got the one with the fan. The legs lock into place and look to be adjustable for taller height. This desk has turned my bed into a good place to work when I don’t want to be disturbed by family noise." —F. Roberts

Get it from Amazon for $36.99.

16. A fun game the whole family will enjoy.

Telestrations is a visual version of the classic telephone game. It's like Pictionary and telephone combined. To begin, each player gets their own erasable book and rolls the die to determine which secret word they will draw. Everyone gets 60 seconds to draw their words. They then pass their books to the the player on their left who needs to guess in words what the drawing is supposed to be. The books then get passed again and the next player draws their interpretation the previous player's word guess. This pattern continues until the book makes its way back to its original player. Then everyone shares the hilarious miscommunications.

Promising Review: "You want bonding and laughter, this is it!!! This is a great family and party game! Everyone had tears running down their faces from laughing. We've got a cabinet full of games, but between this and Catan, we're set for the holidays after dinner." —Jennifer Guerrero

Get it from Amazon for $27.97.

18. A cozy flannel sheet set so your bed can be the snuggly haven of your dreams.

Promising Review: "I love, love, love these sheets!!!!!!!! They are super warm, cozy, and soft. The sheets are large enough so they don't come off the edges of the mattress. They hold up well after washing and drying, too! These are my new favorite sheets for the winter!!!" —Ldtmsw

Get them from Amazon for $42.91+ (available in six sizes and 25 colors).


19. A pair of black out curtains because some people would rather enjoy the inside of their eyelids than the view of snowflakes falling.

Promising Review: "I got these in dark purple and they're just beautiful. They're a really nice quality and a beautiful rich color. They do a great job blocking out the light and I've even noticed a really obvious difference in the temperature in my bedroom. It always used to be freezing because the vent is right by a huge window, but these really help keep the heat in! My bedroom is nice and toasty at night despite the temperature being in the single digits all week!" —E. W.

Get them from Amazon for $21.95 (available in 15 colors and two sizes).

20. An infrared fireplace for all the "cozy cabin in the woods" feels.

This device can heat up to 1,000 square feet or you can turn on the flame without heat if you just love the look of a fire.

Promising Review: "After doing a lot of research, I'm glad we ended up with this product. The screen is very realistic. The wood that's in front of the screen is pretty realistic too. I've kept it on constantly and it seams to be holding up pretty well. It heats a 20' x 20' room fairly fast. No negatives from me." —Kathy S.

Get it from Amazon for $150.71

21. A "Grandma's Kitchen" scented candle because there's nothing quite as cozy as your granny's house so you might as well bring that smell to yours.

Burns for up to 80 hours. Smells like warm apple pie with extra ice cream and snickerdoodles fresh from the oven. Made in the USA with all-natural soy wax .

Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

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24. A pair of snowball makers or a snow castle building kit if the snow makes you want to run out and play instead of hide under your covers.,

Promising Reviews: "These are an absolute hit! They make the most perfect snowballs for lots of fun. We took our kids to the snow for the first time and all the kids (ours and others) had a blast with this gadget. Whoever invented this is a pure genius. It's simple, compact, and functional. We loved it. If you're on the fence, buy it. You won't regret it!" —Truthful

"I bought this kit for the kids so we could make a fort together. It was so easy with the kit, it looked great and we all had a blast making the blocks. Definitely worth the money!" —Shannon McMahon

Get them from Amazon: snowball makers for $6.99 and snow castle kit for $23.02


27. A five ingredient cookbook so if you didn't have a chance to hit the supermarket you can try to use what you have to whip up one of these recipes that uses five or less ingredients.

29. A windshield screen that'll make cleaning off your car easy peasy!

The shield can be tucked into the doors of your car and/or held down by powerful magnets. It is waterproof, snow-proof, and ice-proof to prevent you from ever having to scrape snow and ice off your windshield. Just remove the shield and any snow or ice will come off with it, so you're ready to drive!

Promising Review: "This thing is amazing. It's the best thing since sliced bread! I bought three more for Christmas gifts. It just takes a minute to put on, but saves you 10 minutes in the cold. Great product! It's well-made and stays in place. It fits my Chevy 2500HD perfectly." —Robert Hudson

Get it from Amazon for $24.75 (also available for your car's side mirrors).

31. A reversible sequin pillow because a snow day may also mean a sleep day.

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